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Muriel Spark's short 1963 novel The Girls of Slender Means offers both a philosophical punch and a wonderful description of life in England just as the Second World War was coming... Read morePublished 16 months ago by M. Buzalka
Probably like most people here I've come to this book having first read Muriel Spark's wonderful "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Amazonerguy
I've always wanted to read this author and this is my first book of hers. I wasn't overly impressed, found it slow going for the majority. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Nicola Mansfield
A slender book, but deft and haunting. A feminist goodread.Published 20 months ago by E. Jane Hedley
This is a short work, and as others have already mentioned, Spark crams a lot of different characters into it. Read morePublished on January 23, 2014 by Clare
Lightweight and boring besides. What was the point of this novel? I always expect Spark to do better. Don't understand why her reputation is so high. Read morePublished on November 22, 2013 by Evalyn F. Segal
Wonderful work from another time....London WW II. A slice of how women faired during the difficult time leading up to the war.Published on November 22, 2013 by davidson
I read this book as part of the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list. I was at the point where I was suffering a certain amount of fatigue from how many of the books topped... Read morePublished on August 22, 2013 by Myrcell